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  1. Rolling on the River

    Posted May 13th 2004, 12:00am by Michael Taylor

    ... Michael Taylor Northeast of Xiaolan are three townships offering a delightful detour and good food: Dongfeng, Huangpu and Minzhong. Huangpu is famous for its food industry- the cured meats ... (Tel: (0760) 557 8628). Built on stilts over the river, the picturesque eatery has ceiling fans and a mostly seafood menu. The Dry Fried Fresh Water Shark (23 yuan)- cooked with red peppers, ...

  2. Lai See

    Posted Apr 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and spring sunshine, IIF members sipped coffee on a balcony overlooking the Huangpu River. As if on cue, large cargo vessels glided in front of them, against the backdrop of the Puxi waterfront. ...

  3. 'Little' Three Gorges plan for Shanghai

    Posted Feb 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter in Shanghai Shanghai is considering building a dam across the Huangpu river that cuts through the city, in a project dubbed by one newspaper as the little Three Gorges Dam. ... planning institute described the proposed project as a 'floodgate' across the river. Shanghai has announced plans to clean up the river and build a footbridge across the waterway ...

  4. World Expo's signature project is cancelled

    Posted Jul 27th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... Bill Savadove in Shanghai Shanghai has scrapped plans for a footbridge across the Huangpu River designed to be the architectural signature of the 2010 World Expo, but an official denied the central government's push to slow investment was to blame. The 'floral bridge', a walkway decorated with flowers linking the expo site on both banks of the river, received high ...

  5. Seized fake phone haul bound for Argentina

    Posted Jul 31st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of a consignment bound for South America. The batteries and cartridges, valued at $8.5 million, were seized from a river trade vessel at the Kwai Chung port. They were in a container that was among 20 from Shanghai's Huangpu port that were detained for inspection on Thursday. 'It is the first case where they were going to South America,' said Superintendent Fong Fai-hung, the head ...

  6. Shanghai Expo site to expand

    Posted Mar 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bridge in Shanghai, placing the bridge at the centre of the site. The original 4 sq km site along the two banks of the Huangpu River covers a large residential area, a steel plant and a shipyard. ...

  7. Lai See

    Posted Apr 16th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... early,' said one unhappy taxi driver as he watched the long line of buses and vehicles waiting to use the tunnel under the Huangpu river. 'Yes, the foreign guests are in a hurry. But so ...

  8. Maglev struggles to stay on track

    Posted Apr 17th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is doing its bit, studying the proposal to extend the line to the site of the 2010 World Expo on the banks of the Huangpu River. Built at a cost of US$1 billion, the German-made train takes eight ... of the Huangpu River in Pudong, but more studies were needed. 'We are studying the possibility of introducing the maglev to the expo park,' the bureau's deputy director, Huang Jianzhi, ...

  9. Shanghai Expo site to expand even further

    Posted Apr 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... week. Under the new plan, Shanghai would clear 5 sqkm of land on the eastern side of the Huangpu River, up from 2.3 sqkm in the original blueprint, the Youth Daily newspaper said. The city also would use about 1.4 sqkm of land on the western side of the river, down from the previous 2 sqkm. The newspaper quoted an official of the Shanghai World Expo Group as saying the decision to use ...

  10. City vows to toughen safety standards

    Posted Oct 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Eva Woo in Shanghai Shanghai officials have promised to improve safety on infrastructure projects after the collapse of an underground tunnel for a new road which forced the evacuation of 16 families. The accident is the second of its type in just more than a year following the collapse of an underground subway tunnel beneath the Huangpu River last July which caused 150 ...




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